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Fish farming

Now technically known as "aquaculture", this is the rearing of fish for culinary purposes in either fresh water lakes or steams, or in lochs or tidal sea estuaries. In salt water conditions fish are reared in suspended cages.

There is an increasing worry about the conditions in which farmed fish are kept, and the effect of
agricultural and industrial pollutants on their health. See also "Aquaculture"; "Fish"; "Fish; choosing"; "Fish; Fat"; "Fish; Lean";
"Fish, Water Pollution Effect on"

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